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Harnessed for hydroelectric power and pumped through hundreds of miles of aqueduct to L.A., Phoenix, and Denver, the river is usually (except in major flood years) used up before reaching its outlet at the Sea of Cortez in Mexico
Seven steps to save the world, or at least to stretch the water we have
A visual glance at the state's hydrological history
The Salton Sea wasn’t intended to exist. Is that a reason to let it die?
Is municipal water really any less safe than the expensive stuff?
The future of the state is taking shape Where the sacramento and San Joaquin rivers meet
A giver of life and a wellspring of strife, the region’s most precious resource will be all the more precious in the days ahead
Climate change is altering the snowpack we depend on for water. How laser-assisted mapping may offer the best hope to cope
For his first in a series of four posts on L.A.’s water-fuelled growth, Nathan Masters rediscovers the city’s first free-flowing artesian well
Green may be the new black, but let's hope not. Reducing pollution and conserving natural resources has to be more than a trend.